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FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am EST
hard questions of mr. brennan. >> reporter: critics also point out that if the obama white house wants to build broad support for this program it would be in their interests to show more transparency as to the rules which govern targeted killings because targeting an american citizen for death without judicial due process is a real departure, even from what we saw under the bush administration. jenna: big story for us today, catherine. thank you. >> reporter: you're welcome. jon: right now high stakes negotiations underway in washington of the president obama sitting down with top business and union leaders to talk about immigration reform and a possible guest worker program. meantime down the street on capitol hill the house judiciary committee holding its own hearing on immigration. joining us now to talk about all this, a.b. stoddard, associate editor and columnist for "the hill." the president you point out missed an opportunity or a deadline really to put forward his budget. what's he doing instead? >> well, he's going to make remarks today on the sequestration, the cuts that were
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 8:00am PST
headquarterings. i am kelly wright. a brand new picture of president obama released in the white house. in the photohe is skeet shoot nothing camp. it was taken last summer and the white house releasing this after the president claim happened he used gunce recreationally . there are sweeping new overhauls of the gun laws. >> revolution people's liberation people's party front said they are bihind the strike in turkey. and one turkish guard killed and two others were injured. the terrorist are opposed to the western influence in turkey. back to forbes on fox. >> unconstitutional and still collecting a paycheck. despite the judge ruling that labor board recess appointments were unconstitutional. board members get paid more than 150,000 a year on your taxpayer gop senators are pushing to cut off the pay. rich? >> it is tough medicine for sure and fell sorry for the appointees who based their lives around the salaryings. but the key word is it unconstitutional. the supreme court will probably look at this and if they reverse the lower courts ruling and reinstall people and their salaries.
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
was made. then two days later, december 19th, president obama announces the formation of a white house gun violence task force and puts vice president biden in charge of that effort. the next day, december 20th, vice president biden already gets to work, already meeting with law enforcement leaders in washington. and we get the photo op to show he is doing it. that same day, mayors against illegal guns makes news with data shows major gaps in the background system. the very next day, december 21st, president obama observes a moment of silence at the white house that they allow to be photographed to honor the victims of the sandy hook shootings. that same day the nra breaks its silence on the issue since sandy hook. they call for armed police officers to be posted in every american school. that leads of course to a cascade of more than 24 hours of outraged and almost uniformly disgusted response to the nra as a national spokesperson -- as a national spokes organization on this issue. then we have christmas. and the day after christmas, on the 26th, arizona's attorney general proposed not ar
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
obama observes a moment of silence at the white house that they allow to be photographed to honor the victims of the sandy hook shootings. that same day the nra breaks its silence on the issue since sandy hook. they call for armed police officers to be posted in every american school. that leads of course to a cascade of more than 24 hours of outraged and almost uniformly disgusted response to the nra as a national spokesperson -- as a national spokes organization on this issue. then we have christmas. and the day after christmas, on the 26th, arizona's attorney general proposed not armed guards at schools, but arming a principal at each school to defend against potential shooters. that same day, thousands of people lined up at a gun buyback event in los angeles to trade their guns in for grocery store gift cards. then in january, the issue does not die down, even as everybody says oh, it's over now. no. on january 2nd, wednesday january 2nd, gun violence victim gabby giffords meets with new york city mayor and gun reform advocate michael bloomberg. they talk about efforts to repo
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 2:30am PST
. the white house says president obama has directed the department of justice to brief members of the intelligence committees. the move comes after five groups of 11 senators led by ron widen of oregon demanded insight into the government's legal rational for drone strikes against americans abroad. senator widen took his frustrations to twitter writing, every american has the right to know when their government believes it is allowed to kill them. very strong words. this, of course, follows a leaked white house memo obtained by nbc news this week detailing the criteria required for such a strike. the white house yesterday found itself under quite a bit of pressure ahead to have day's sthat confirmation hearings for john brennan, of course, nominated to be the next head of the cia. >> why you are dancing around the question of whether or not we kill civilians? why can't the government -- >> i don't think that i'm dancing around it. i didn't dispute it. >> not necessarily -- >> what i can't do or what i'm not -- i don't disagree with that. >> do you think this is going to impair
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
probation to prison time. >>> who is more popular than president obama, vice president biden and house speaker, john boehner, and doesn't have a political job? hillary clinton, that's who. released the poll in which the former secretary of state was voted the most popular national political figure. clinton's favorable rating beat the president by ten points. the telephone poll began last week and ended monday, just as clinton was leaving her job. >> 50 years ago, tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set out on a remarkable walk along the cno canal toe path. that says a lot about his sheer force of will and how much the country lost when >>> 50 years ago tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set off on a remarkable walk. 50 miles from d.c. to harper's ferry, west virginia, and he did it in dress shoes. bruce leshan reports that tomorrow at 4:00 a.m., starting at great falls tavern, another group of hikers plans to do it all over again, but in better shoes. >> oh heaven's yes, yeah. oh boy. >> 50 years later, the memory of bobby kennedy's unclenchable spirit, brings tears to a man who walked with him. >
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
inaccurate. president obama reaching a white house milestone. but this one isn't something to brag about. we will tell you about it when we come back. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. troy polamalu's going deeper. ♪ and so is head & shoulders deep clean. [ male announcer ] with 7 benefits it goes deep to remove grease, gunk, and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] ad & shoulders de clean for men. ♪ please sir, i want some more. more? he has asked for... what? well he did say please... please and thank you. pass it on. >> we begin in japan. >> wow. chilling new video of the march 2011 nap yeez earthquake revealing the sheer panic. the powerful magnitude 5.0 quake caused. nearly 16,000 people died when it hit and triggered a tsunami. next in iran iran bragged about sending a monkey into space? is the president next? he volunteered to be blaste
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 8:00am PST
. i'll ask former obama white house press secretary robert gibbs when he joined the rest of our roundtable. ralph reed former national hispanic co-chair for john mccain's 2008 presidential campaign. and later on, bob costas on the future of the game itself. >>> "meet the press" we know why we're here. ♪ to connect our forces to what they need, when they need it. ♪ to help troops see danger, before it sees them. ♪ to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. [ female announcer ] around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, to support and protect all who serve. that's why we're here. ♪ (announcer) at scottrade, our clto make their money do more.re (ann) to help me plan my next move, i take scottrade's free, in-branch seminars... plus, their live webinars. i use daily market commentary to improve my strategy. and my local scottrade office guides my learning every step of the way. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade... ranked "highest in customer loyalty for brokerage and in
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 11:00am PST
. i'll ask former obama white house press secretary robert gibbs when he joins the rest of our roundtable, chairman of the faith and freedom coalition ralph reed, former national hispanic co-chair for john mccain's 2008 presidential campaign ana navarro, and "the new york times'" david brooks. and later on, bob costas on the future of the game itself. ♪ [ woman ] too weak. wears off. been there. tried that. ladybug body milk? no thanks. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. it's so powerful you can skip a day... but light enough you won't want to. dermatologist recommended eucerin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostili
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am PST
's use of torture and for those controversial leaks reportedly from the obama white house. in his questionnaire for the senate committee, brennan admits he was interviewed about, quote, possible unauthorized disclosures of information to reporters about cyberattacks against iran and possible unauthorized disclosures of information to reporters about a foiled bomb plot tied to al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. let's bring in the political panel, chris anders, senior legislative counsel and michael isikoff. michael, a lot happened certainly since you broke that news of what was in this memo including this move by the white house. what do we make of at least what we're seeing right before bren anna nicole's confirmation hearing in regards to the white house's latest move here? >> well, first of all, it was an important step that the white house took because until last night, the official position of the administration is they couldn't even confirm or deny the existence of such a memo. in fact, they said that it's in and of itself was a classified matter so by putting out the stateme
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
donagh now the chief of staff in the obama white house but was the deputy chief security advisor when i asked him who was really in charge of setting foreign policy strategy, in this administration was it hillary clinton or was it the white house. he made it very clear the white house was in charge of the big picture and he described her as the principal implementer. >> well, the president is the boss. was she an effective advocate for the obama administration's worldview around the world? >> well, i means that's where clearly she gets marks. she had a level of celebrity star power not to mention her absolutely relentless desire to travel around the world. we did it the other day of all 112 countries that she went to from afghanistan to zambia, called it a secretary of schlep. and in some ways there is actually a real dewait-- debate opened up. michael kinsley said it was a complete waste of time. >> suarez: trudy the boosters of hillary clinton have noted that at the time that she became secretary u.s. prestige around the world was heavily damaged by very contentious relationships during the
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. i think this phrase, implementer, is one that mcdonagh now the chief of staff in the obama white house but was the deputy chief security advisor, when i asked him who was really in charge of setting foreign policy strategy, in this administration, was it hillary clinton or was it the white house. he made it very clear the white house was in charge of the big picture and he descrid her as the principal implementer. >> well, the president is the boss. was she an effective advocate for the obama administration's worldview around the world? >> well, i means that's where clearly she gets marks. she had a level of celebrity star power, not to mention her absolutely relentless desire to travel around the world. we did it the other day of all 112 countries that she went to from afghanistan to zambia, called it a secretary of schlep. and in some ways there is actually a real dewait-- debate opened up. michael kinsley said it was a complete waste of time. >> suarez: trudy, the boosters of hillary clinton have noted that at the time that she became secretary, u.s. prestige around the world
MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
on the campaign trail. heck, the obama white house began brewing its own beer, so popular that a freedom of information act was submitted just to get the recipe. i'm guessing that on sunday the president will join americans as they consume millions of cases of beer on, of course, the big day for the big game. but in the meantime, president obama is looking out for you to make sure that next year you don't have to pay more for that six-pack. you see, on thursday the justice department filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block a merger between two beer industry giants. the lawsuit challenges anheuser-busch inbev's attempt to buy 50% of mexico's grupo modelo that it doesn't already own. abi is the ruler of the u.s. beer market, no doubt. modelo is ranked third. the justice department believes that the merger could create a beer monopoly. if a abi buys their direct competitor, it could easily change market forces and raise the prices of beer everywhere. it's estimated that if the deal goes through, a six-pack could end up costing 25 to 50 cents more. sure, now that doesn't sound like a whole
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
enemies and use good judgment." the president from former obama white house press secretary robert gibbs on "meet the press" said the following. >> the disconcerting thing obviously for anybody that watched, he seemed unimpressive and unprepared on the questions he quite frankly he knew was coming. >> gibbs trying to soften his criticism, saying secretary tim geithner turned his way around. hagel's appointment could threaten future relationships in the pentagon in his ability to do the job. >> if i were chuck hagel i'd go to the president and say do you still have confidence in me? do you think i could do the job. >> you would offer to potentially withdraw? >> you've got to if you think you're not going to be effective because of what's happened. >> the whole issue isn't getting confirmed. it's whether he'll have political capital as defense secretary to work with the congress and generals in a meaningful way. >>> coming up next, part of a one on one discussion i had with a man who has had just about every powerful position in washington other than the presidency, defense secretary leon
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 12:00am PST
's show. >> thanks, greg. our top story tonight, the white house posted a photo allegedly showing president obama supposedly firing what appeared to be a shotgun. our allstar panel will take a closer look. and something about some football games. and finally does going into prison turn you into a criminal? the shocking answer you might have figured out when i did this tease last week. >> i have nothing else to say to you. >> then go away. >> i shall. >> let's welcome our guests. >> what can i say? i like to role play, people. the political commentator and her latest is called mugged. and if jokes were headlights he would have us all itching to get lid of him. it is joe derosa. glum and em loomy. glum and gloomy. and in canada he is considered a vacuum. and he knows bonds like i know wands. it is the wall street strategy ceo. >> a block. the lead. that's the first story. >> will a pigeon that is clay believe the nra? they have at some point touched an actual firearm. they were meant to quel cries after they told a new republic, a magazine that they not only had a magazine, but they
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
reforms to avoid the deadline. republican speaker of the house john boehner rejected that, saying republicans want a bigger agreement on a long-term deficit reduction plan. the white house also announced today president obama will be going to israel this spring for the first time since taking office. israeli media say he's due to arrive march 20th, though the white house would not confirm any of the travel dates. >>> we are learning much more tonight about the breaking story we brought you here last night. the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old boy after a standoff in alabama that lasted almost a week. nbc's gabe gutierrez is with us tonight from midland city, alabama. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. today ethan's mother broke her silence. in a written statement she said, i woke up this morning to the most beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. at the hospital today, there were no signs of the ordeal young ethan, seen here in earlier photos, has been through. >> he was running around the hospital room, putting sti
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
. the white house thinks the president's council on jobs and combativeness is shutting down. the announcement made on the same day, in fact come as weekly jobless claims unexpectedly skyrocketed. president obama created the jobs council back in 2011, billing the advisory board of prominent business leaders and economists from around the nation who were to offer proposals to help spur job creation and economic growth. the president only met with his jobs counselor handful of times, four to be exact, rejecting or ignoring many proposals, including a plan to lower tax rates in order to broaden the overall tax base. the council's last official meeting one and one year ago. unemployment has dropped from more than 9 percent of the council's inception to the current rate of 78%, but more than 23 million americans remain of work or are stuck in part-time jobs , wanted full-time work for. meantime, we learned initial jobless claims rose to 360,000 last week, an unexpected jump of over 38,000 from the prior week's four year low. the obama economy seems stuck in neutral. recoveries fragile. yesterday th
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
in the right direction right now. >> pam: president obama says the proposals he offered house speaker john boehner late last year during discussions over the so- called fiscal cliff are still on the table. however -- boehner says additional tax hikes are out of the question. >> pam: we're learning more about the gunman -- jimmy lee dykes -- who kidnapped a five year old boy. and held him hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in alabama. here are new photos released by the f-b-i showing photos right outside the underground bunker. the f-b-i says dykes was involved in a firefight with swat agents before he was killed during operation. bomb technicians also found two explosive devices on the property today. authorities say one explosive was found inside the bunker -- and the other was located inside a plastic pipe. which dkyes used to communicate with negotiators. released a recording of the 9-1-1 call made by the accused of killing two other veterans. investigators are accusing eddie routh of shooting and killing chris kyle and chad littlefield at a texas gun range on saturday.
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am EST
responded to republican criticism after president obama disbanded his jobs council. >> the white house says the council was only intended to last for to years. the group met four -- for two years. the group met four times during its tenure and hasn't met in more than a year. >>> do you have a little girl who tends to scream a little bit when she gets excited? you might want to cover your ears when we have celebrity birthdays in the next slot. >> how many sports fans are really fanatic. we'll talk to a sports psychologist about why millions are so intense about their team. >> it's just . >>> welcome back. 5:38. we're dealing with some snow. in purcelville, they have snow sticking to the ground with the moderate band of snow moving in from parts of west virginia and the shenandoah valley. here's a look at your forecast. we have winter weather advisories till 10:00. moderate bands of snow the next few hours, a dusting to an inch. we'll clear out mid- to late morning. looking at partly sunny and windy for the afternoon. winds could gust to 30 miles an hour. highs staying fairly steady, upper 20
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. the white house maintains president obama has a solid relationship with israeli leaders. >>> a 6.9 magnitude quake off the solomons islands has destroyed dozens of homes. the quake struck at 11:00 a.m. local time prompting warnings and watches from several island chains but most were canceled. >>> 6:04. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> you've probably gotten your w2s in the mail recently. that means tax season is getting started. it's also apparently in time for identity theft. >> that's right. tax season also become prime time for fraud season. whether you're filing your returns online or through the mail, it's worth a few reminders to keep personal information safe and away from identity thieves. here are some tips that you're going to want to put into action, a big one right off the gate, don't carry documents with your social security number or your individual taxpayer identification number right on it. also, don't give that information over the phone, through the mail or over the internet. this is unless you are the one who initiated the conversation in the first
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
to a trial by jury. and on tuesday the white house press corps pushed obama officials on the issue. >> this is giving legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial whatsoever, without any evidence. >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedence for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> reporter: so far there is one known case of an american being targeted with a drone strike. >> america cannot and will not win. >> reporter: an ware al-awaki was killed at a base in yemen. >> congress interested the memo in order to get a better understanding of the government's drone policies. congressional members will get their own chance to question administration officials tomorrow when john brennan heads to capitol hill for his confirmation hearing to become the next head of the c.i.a. he is considered the architect of the drone strike program. >>> today we could learn much more about recent secret court proceedings in the chan a levy case. -- c
FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
is hold the government's feet to the fire. the obama administration, the house, the senate because they are direct responsibility for why we've seen such anemic growth, and to say to somebody looking for a job, it's coming, it's coming, four years? it's coming? no, it should be unacceptable. gerri: john, i want you to talk to some of the participation rates, labor rate issues, and among 60-year-olds, it's growing. the labor force participation among people who might be thinking about retirement is actually growing. there's more people who are in the age category who are actually working. now, this contravenes everything you think is going on, and, certainly, the message from the white house saying, hey, boomers retiring everywhere. it's not happening. what's going on? >> well, you know, the -- that's right, a lot of people put off retirement plans because the typical household lost a lot of money when the stock market went down, and the house is worth less than it was, and the plans go out the window, not sure about their pension, and so that's another reason to keep working. it's
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
, may 7th, just before the evening newscast, john brennan, president obama's to white house adviser on counter terrorism. had a conference for advisers who had become frequent commentators on tv news shows. is that an accurate statement? >> who was involved in that conversation? in that interview. >> i believe that the people who were on that phone included one of my predecessors, townsend, roner crecy, prichard clark, i think these are individuals who served in the government, and are counter terrorism professionals. >> any others you can think of? >> i do not remember the others. >> do you have notes from that conversation? >> there are notes, yes, that people took that have. ment?ve those been turned over >> the justice department, as i said, i volunteerly and eagerly engaged -- >> that wasn't the question. >> everything that was available on that has been turned over to the department of justice, absolutely, senator. >> did you turn those notes over? >> my office turned everything that was available on that, yes. >> who took those notes? >> senator, i was not taking notes at th
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
hearing is getting underway any moment now in the house stkwrao judiciary. president obama is pushing for immigration reform as you well know. my two guests have a lot of experience with dealing with this. they are supporters of senator marco rubio's plan. you certainly have dealt with these these issues a lot in both of that you are respect testify states. i know you're supporters of marco rubio's plan. let me start with you congressman, what do you think about that. >> marco has been a leader on this and it took someone like marco to put this issue to the forefront. the president didn't want to deal witness. he put a plan forward, now we've got a debate going on and a committee hearing that will have meetings on this to talk about how to move forward. for republicans to attack marco i think it's wrong, it's outrageous, because he has an idea and a plan people are going to attack him? we need a serious debate on this issue, we need tow secure our borders north and south florida. we need 0 to come up with a way to deal with the 11 million people who are here illegally and do it with
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
to come up with smarter plan or a solution for the longer term. will visitt obama israel and the west bank and jordan in the spring. visit toe his first the region as president. esident obama and light -- netanyahuster discussed the visit in late january. the white house has not released date of the trip or details itinerary. --lawmakers began talking tackling the tough issue of immigration reform. the current immigration system of repair,rate need but how to fix it is not clear. san antonio mayor certification is used with the committee. that a pathway citizenship should be the .ption >> house republicans who had citizenship seemed to soften their town today. said he would citizenship for legal brought to this country when they were children. officials department to extendingcloser benefits to same-sex partners of of the military. leon panetta is contemplating making this move which could same-separtners to to the un base commissary and other health and welfare programs. say a same-sexrs partner would have to have some type of documentation to receive some benefits. >> we're monitoring a
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
are ethical and just. >> administration''s the "killigns off on list. gone 700% drones has under the obama administration. has a secret base in saudi arabia. >> if threshold guess too low, will forget how much scar have built up in this country. the white house defends the drones but has agreed to turn thatclassified documents lay out the way the program responds. one document comes directly from justice department that withoutlly says even evidence, american-born .errorists can be killed live on capitol hill, john gonzalez. >> a senate panel has postponed on chuck hagel's to become defense secretary. republicans said they were dissatisfied with information he lastded the panel during week's confirmation hearing. they want more details about his as hiseeches as well business dealings. the former nebraska senator faced opposition for his his statements as well as israel, iran, and nuclear weapons. , thesigned president obama lady, and vice-president will attend a national prayer breakfast. thousands of people from 140 expected at the nonpartisan gathering at the washington hilton. afternoon
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
. >>> members of the senate intelligence committee will soon learn more about the obama administration's drone program. the white house says the justice department sent classified advice about the program to the senate and house intelligence committees. the documents reportedly state that it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens overseas if it believes they're high-ranking terrorists who are trying to kill americans. >>> and a drastic call by the pentagon this morning ahead of what could be huge budget cuts next month. the navy will reduce the number of aircraft carriers in the strategic persian gulf from two to one. that decision comes just one day before the "uss harry truman" was supposed to leave norfolk for the gulf. two carrier groups have been stationed in the region for the majority of the past two years because of rising tensions with iran. >>> this morning, president obama will speak at the national prayer breakfast at the washington hilton in northwest d.c. the president will meet with religious and community leaders from across the nation taking part in the 61st annual
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
returned the cookie. four the white house says president obama will visit israel, the west bank and jordan this spring marking first trip to israel as president. number three the woman in arizona who admitted in court that she killed her ex told a jury about other relationships that had gone sorrow. number the two fbi has released pictures of the scene where eaghtsz eebleg rescued. newly discovered justice department memo makes a legal case for droning american citizens overseas without charging them with a crime. and that's "the fox report's" top five. >> and on this day in 19, the mayors of rome and cart thage, to your knowledge signed a peace treaty end ago war after more than 2100 years. beef began between the wars roman republic and north african empire. by many accounts at the time it may well have been the largest conflict the world had ever seen. it perhaps is best known for the famous military commander hand bell's attempt to ride elephants over the alps and conquer italy. the romans got the last laugh. they invaded cart thage, burned it down. covered the land in salt so no crops
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
that the white house could do. >> narrator: the speech had not gone well. in the end, obama would leave it to congress to address financial reform. >> the young president prepares to deliver the most important speech of his first term in office... >> narrator: meanwhile in washington, the president turned his attention back to health care. >> president obama gets ready to take the stage... >> narrator: he summoned a joint session of congress. >> after consulting with a number of people, i think the president concluded, "i need to take back control of this." >> madame speaker, the president of the united states! (applause) >> he understood that his presidency was at stake. he understood that he was asking people to make a very difficult vote. he also tried to explain the historic opportunity. >> his audience really in that speech wasn't the public in general, it was the people sitting in that chamber. >> the time for bickering is over. the time for games has passed. now is the season for action! now is when we must bring the best ideas of both parties together and show the american peopl
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
send-off in washington. clinton also submitted her official letter of resignation to president obama. during a private farewell meeting at the white house. and the secret service is going to need a new boss. according to an agency spokesman, mark sullivan is retiring as director. sullivan has been with the secret service for 30 years, and spent nearly the last seven years in his current post. the secret service came under fire last year, when some agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in south america. at the time, president obama said, he had confidence in sullivan's leadership. former new york city mayor ed koch. has died. koch was elected mayor in 1977 and served three terms. he was also a former congressman. and appeared as a judge on the t-v show "the people's court." koch was moved to intensive care just yesterday. he was 88 years old. it's day four of a terrifying hostage situation in alabama. police say, a five- year-old boy is being held in an underground bunker by a gunman. the police, the f-b-i and a hostage negotiator. are all still at the scene in the small town
KRON
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
and aids activist magic johnson meeting with president obama at the white house. johnson was in town yesterday for an event at howard university hospital. the president and johnson met briefly discussed hiv and aids in the african- american community. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> traffic at a standstill at the bay bridge toll plaza. a motorcycle accident on the suspensions bandbox at least three lanes. the big rig that may have caused it is blocking the right lane further down. traffic is at a standstill and is rapidly backing up. alternate routes of the san mateo bridge, the richmonds and revell bridge and the golden gate bridge. i love more on this in a south bay hot spot that i
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:30am EST
to at least one immigration reform bill in the house. president obama unveiled the proposal last week. >>> we'll have to wait until spring for congress to wage a bitter battle over the debt limit in the nation. president obama signed into law a bill that raises the government's borrowing limit through the middle of may. it will allow the government to continue paying its bills. congress gave final approval to the legislation last week. the president had warned that the country's economic country could be threatened if congress did not pass the bill. >>> 4:33 right now. this morning a 5-year-old alabama boy is back with his family after being held hostage underground for a week. the fbi raided the bunker of jimmy lee dykes yesterday. he was killed and the boy was rescued. last week dykes boarded a school bus, shot and killed the bus driver and grabbed the child. the fbi says negotiations broke down with dykes. they noticed he was holding a gun and they believed the boy was in danger. so they moved in. >> at this point, fbi agents, fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker an
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 10:00pm EST
and no one in the white house says it has fallen far enough. officials defend the council's work in mr. obama's interaction with it. >> the jobs council provided us a series of ideas, many of which the president acted on. it did not require some leaves us ideaso be generated. >> from the start critics believe the council was intended to create the appearance of action in the face of soaring unemployment. it only met four times and had fewer than two dozen conference calls enlisting sessions. republicans ultimately criticized the council and criticized mr. obama for not meeting with it. >> one thing the president could have done instead of wasting so much time blaming others would have been to convene the jobs council he created amidst so much fanfare. >> the press secretary said the president to -- treated is of counsel is more of a nuisance than a vehicle to spur job creation. was the republican national committee chair tweeted news this morning that the economy contracted last quarter comes as obama's jobs council ends. great work. you're excused. the council was shared -- chaired by gec ho
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am PST
obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing is expected to come just hours after lawmakers received a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the federal government is already preparing for $1.2 trillion in across the board budget cuts. they will kick in if congress fails to agree on a different budget plan by the end of the month. as susan mcginnis reports, the pentagon is already slashing military costs. >>> reporter: the uss truman was scheduled to pull out of norfolk, virginia tomorrow to head to the persian gulf but wednesday afternoon word came that truman will stay in port in order to save money. >> playing the waiting game pretty much. it's not very nice not knowing when we're pulling out. >> reporter: the pentagon is cutting u.s. aircraft carriers' presence overseas ahead of $55 billion in budget cuts that kick in march 1. >> this is not a game. >> report
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
very much. now to the slugfest over the sequester. president obama returned to the white house a short time ago after meeting with democrats to discuss how to reduce the debt and replace the spending cuts set to take effect 23 days from now. democrats are focused on revenue to replace it, but politico called that plan doa on the hill. >> the american people believe that the tax question has been settled. they know the president called for a balanced approach to the debt. and they know he got his revenue. >> you see the republicans playing games with the budget. give new meaning to the term march madness because that's what will result if we have to face a sequester. it's a very bad idea. a sequester should be out of the question. >> two republican congress mens are backing the president's plan. tom rooney of florida said i think any alternative is allowing the sequester to take effect. rob bishop said the postponing is better than the implementation and the cuts. cnbc contributor, also a columnist for reuters, i will start off with you on this one. i am sizing up from speaker boehner a
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
, house and senate, it is not obama's way or the highway, that is the problem with democrats, you give them an inch, they take a yard, i will tell you matter of factory, we're not going to agree to more spending, it rein gone is not going to happen, you have to get your act together, have you not been able to produce a budget, not able to bridge down the deficit as you promised as president promises in his first term this run away spending that idea that you just soak the rich there ain't enough rich to soak, let's show a little bit of the report and reduce the cost of size of government. charles: politicallia, i am familiar with your thoughts and words in the past there is a large segment of democratic parties or voters who are not looking at this from a phys call point ofiscalpoint of view, buta justice for the ranges of wester year -- wrongs of yesteryear. >> i don't know what you mean. charles: redistribution of wealth, excessive taxation, deon de-- demonizing businesses. >> this is the evolution of a country, every 4 years we get a chance to choose a different president, and this
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
in the way of sequestering as scared heck out of democrats and the white house, maybe they don't like even cutting defense. >> we will come to the table in good faith, but, look. reality is, yeah, obama won, but we have a divided government. the american people wanted republican to stay in control of the house, it takes three to strongo in washington, -- tango in washington uthe white house, house and senate, it is not obama's way or the highway, that is the problem with docrats, you give them an inch, they take a yard, i will tell you matter of factory, we're not going to agree to more spending, it rein gone is not going to happen, you have to get your act together, have you not been able to produce a budget, not able to bridge down the deficit as you promised as president promises in his first term this run away spending that idea that you just soak the rich there ain't enough rich to soak, let's show a little bit of the report and reduce the cost of size of government. charles: politicallia, i am familiar with your thoughts and words in the past there is a large segment of democratic pa
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
, including a 2% hit to medicare. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> president obama is planning a major overseas trip. for the first time since becoming president, mr. obama will travel to israel. it will happen in the spring. the president will meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. reportedly as early as march. the two leaders have had a rocky relationship. the white house says the trip will be an opportunity to reaffirm ties between the u.s. and israel. president obama will also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> the military is poised to extend some benefits to same- sex partners of gay servicemembers. u.s. officials say they are likely to include health and welfare programs as well as access to on base stores and services 16 months after the pentagon revealed the ban on openly gay servicemembers. an announcement is expected in the next few days. >>> britain is one step closer to legalizing gay marriage. a bill that would enable same- sex couples to get married in civil and religious ceremonies passed the house of
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
and the obama administration agreed to show congress the legal opinion justifies such attacks. the white house argues that from strikes effectively target america's enemies but critics cite heavy civilian casualties and the u.s. relies on them too much. >> the drone is the only weapon that really frightened insurgents. it is ineffective. we cannot possibly kill these people one at a time and expect to come out on top. >> they are clearly not invincible. iranian tv has shown these pictures that come from a u.s. surveillance drone they captured two years ago. it's interesting timing. >> with me here in the studio is a former adviser to president obama's special up is that it to afghanistan and pakistan. you understand this area of the world very closely. how important is this to the national security? >> it has killed a number of al qaeda leaders but it has not decimated the organization completely. it has pushed them to move into other areas of the middle east. also, at a very high political cost. it does cause an enormous amount of anger in pakistan which has helped to spread extremism. the pa
WETA
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama has tapped to be his next spy chief says that the white house goes through agony to make sure that there are no collateral deaths in these attacks. >> a panel of senators brimming with questions. barely a few words in, the first interruption but not from politicians. >> i am honored to appear before you today as the president's nominee. >> would you hold please? i will ask the police to please remove this woman. >> four times, protesters interrupted at the hearing. there was a vocal opposition to the program and to john brennan becoming the next director. he was questioned over his past involvement in enhance interrogation techniques. >> i've expressed my personal objections to my colleagues about certain of those situations such as water boarding, nudity, and others. i've expressed my personal objections but i did not try to stop it because it was something that was being done in a different part of the agency under the authority of others. >> when asked about john strikes, he criticized the protesters. >> i think there is an impression on the part of some american people who
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
it is border security or any other types of enforcement. >> reporter: at the first house hearing on the obama initiative -- >> the question is what to do about the 10 million or more people not lawfully here. >> reporter: -- republicans remain wary. >> what we cannot become is nation with laws enforced selectively or not at all. >> reporter: house speaker boehner is no rush but sounds open to action. >> this is not trying to get it right. on behalf of the american people, and those who are suffering under an immigration system that doesn't work very well for anybody. >> reporter: the issue hurt republicans in november. latinos turning out to vote democratic. backers of citizenship for illegal immigrants figure now might be their best chance ever to change the system. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> the stand-off is over. but a 5-year-old boy could be scarred for life. we are learning more today about the time he spent as a hostage in the underground bunker and what prompted authorities finally move in. >>> time is money. find out how many dollars we are wasting every year by sitting in traff
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
the senate to confirm president obama's nominee for defense secretary. white house press secretary jay carney defending former republican senator chuck hagel saying that he will be an excellent pentagon chief. now, this comes after a fiery confirmation hearing with members of the senate armed services committee. he faced some tough questions including this one from senator james imhoff. >> why do you think the rainan foreign ministry strongly supports your nomination to be the secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics senator. i have no idea, but thank you. >> senators could vote as early as this week. washington times columnist charlie hurt joins us to weigh in on whether we can expect senator hagel to be cob confirmed as defense secretary. >>> the reverend jesse jackson is leading a march today in honor of a chicago teenager killed this week. the 15-year-old high school band member gunned down days after attending the president's inauguration. just the latest victim in a city where there are 515 murders last year alone. more than 100 shooting incidents h
PBS
Feb 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
biden also being sworn in for a second term, and the white house releasing president obama's new official portrait ahead of the inauguration. the death toll from a terrorist attack at a bp natural-gas plant in algeria continuing to rise. algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives finding dozens more bodies, many badly disfigured, making it difficult to tell whether they are hostages or militants. american, french, filipino, and british workers among the hostages. against the wishes of foreign governments, algerian special forces stormed the plant to end the four-day siege at the remote desert refinery, moving in to stop what government officials say was a plot by islamic extremists to blow up the complex and kill their captives with mines placed throughout the site. the bloody takeover carried out by a group with ties to al-qaeda. for "teen kids news," i'm rick leventhal, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> for most of us, learning a new language requires months, even years, of study. so this next story could leave you tongue-tied. eden tells us about a polyglot. >
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:30am PST
, house republicans though are blaming it on a lack of leadership in the oval office. >> president obama missed a great opportunity today to help our economy. this was supposed to be the day that the president submitted his budget to the congress. but it's not coming. it's going to be late. and some reports say that it could be as long as a month late. i think that's too bad. our economy could use some presidential leadership right now. >> all right, not just speaker boehner had the budget committee chairman, paul ryan says he's disappointed but not surprised. he notes the president has failed to submit his budget on time now in four out of the last five years. the white house hasn't been willing to say so far when the budgets will come out. tomorrow the house is going to vote on a bill that calls on the president to present a plan that will ultimately balance the budget. >>> president obama's pressing forward on two other issues he put front and center so far. immigration reform and gun control. today the president's going to meet at the white house for progressive and labor leaders and
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama's counterterrorism director at the white house. but if he is to run the cia for president obama, john brennan is first going to have to face questions on thursday about some of what michael isikoff turned up here on this program last night. a justice department white paper elaborating the administration's reasoning for why it thinks it is legal to kill american citizens on the president's say so. or actually, on the say so of an informed high level official of the u.s. government. so maybe that's the president, but maybe that's somebody else. michael isikoff's scoop ended up at "the new york times" today and "the washington post" and "the hill" and slate and salon and ap to name a few. it was everywhere. and then at a press conference today, the attorney general was asked about it. >> last night nbc reported a white paper that was prepared by the justice department undated, unsigned about the legal -- the legal pinnacles for targeting americans overseas. could you please give us what the precise definition is and how that would be carried out? >> well, there have been a se
NBC
Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
delegate. >> president obama is scheduled to visit annapolis next week. the white house says the president will attend a democratic senate caucus retreat scheduled for wednesday at a hotel. the president is expected to speak at the event, which is close to the public. >> your insta-weather-plus forecast eiyh tom tasselmyer -- with tom tasselmyer -- >> it is a little chilly down there tonight, the temperatures have dropped to 50 degrees. in new orleans, clear skies. the weekend for guests is pretty nice. -- the weekend forecast is pretty nice, especially compared to what we are dealing with. dry conditions and very pleasant. if you are sticking around town, we will be dealing with winter all weekend long. for the time being, skies had cleared and that system drag in more cold there. it is getting really cold, especially in the western maryland mountains. the high temperatures stayed below freezing. temperatures will continue to fall. the winds are dying down, too. without the winds mixing things up, the air temperature will get cold. 18 in westminster. the bitter cold air, a single digits i
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 4:30am EST
morning, welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. president obama's building support for his immigration support plan. he's meeting labors of business and activist groups at the white house. the president will make visit t spring. president obama is also planning to make stops on the west bank of jordan. >>> this is day two of iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to egypt. the first by an iranian leader in 30 years. at one point he had to leave the mosque when a protester threw a shoe at him. >>> and a mock shooting at school. using it it too dramatic too soon after sandy hook. >>> some lawmakers want to limit governor cuomo's use of his powers. steven mclaughlin said he rejected it the day it was used. >> if that's not dictatorial, i don't know what is. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. moscow would be proud but that's not democracy. >> the comments were immediately rejected by leaders of both parties and mclawn lynn apologized. >>> we have spectacular images of nasa of the spiral galaxy 20 mill light years from earth. abbott cente
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> the president will return to the white house just before 1:00 this afternoon. president obama will address the issue of gun control during his state of the union address next tuesday. secretary of state john kerry will officially be sworn in this afternoon. vice-president joe biden will leave the ceremony at the state department at 4:00. kerrey has spent a few days on the job, taking the reins from hillary clinton. he will be welcomed on the post monday. he spent the weekend on the phone with world leaders getting ready for his job. as he moves in, president obama is moving a special member of his team the one responsible for this message -- >> the will and the determination of the american people change this country. >> president obamas's speech writer is stepping down. he collaborated with the press and on the state of the union address, including the one set to be delivered next week. people all around the west during -- west wing praised him. the d.c. taxicab commission is paving the way for installing cash free payments system and the cars. the commission held a meeting this morning t
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
story from the white house. the controversy surrounding the obama administration and its use of drones to kill americans abroad. the administration is reversing course and saying classified information is tied to the investigation. growing reaction to tonight's decision. >> that have been asking for these classified documents for two years. now the administration is handing over administration about the deadly drawn attacks that targeted more than 300 suspected terrorists. in a surprising about face, and just hours before john brennan begins confirmation hearings the white house agreed to turn over classified documents to member of congress that lay out the rationale for the controversy lagrone program. >> they are suggesting they might hold up of bennett's nomination until they got to see the documents. the documents explain from a legal standpoint how the drones could be used to kill suspected terrorists. it was revealed that american citizens tied to al qaeda can be killed if and inform high-level official believes the target poses an imminent threat. but there does not have to be e
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
obama's state of the union next tuesday. house speaker john boehner called rubio a strong candidate. >>> why did a man sneak into an anne arundel county school. all they know is he said he was bullied while he was there and he was interested in school security. they also know he likes guns. they say it was monday afternoon when 25-year-old justin beaumont slipped by a school employee to get into the high school. they alerted a school resource officer and that led to his arrest. then came word that a search of beaumont home turned up an ak47, two rifles, two handguns and one with a laser site. it's left parents and students pretty rattled. >> i wasn't sure what's going on. it's really scary. >> now, police emphasize he never talked to any students and he didn't make any threats, but he could be looking at 90 days behind bars for school trespassing. >>> fire coming out of the windows. all of the windows obviously blown out. >> an explosion today badly burns a sandwich shop owner. it happened at the williamsburg square shopping center. the victim may have been targeted. bandits broke i
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 6:20pm EST
scott brown and the came the first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. in the house, joseph kennedy represents massachusetts's fourth district. watch in the house, live on and the senate on c-span 2. and this week's radio address, president obama and congresswoman susan brooks talked about needing to reduce the national debt. the president emphasized investing in programs that enable economic recovery. susan brooks urged democrats to pass a budget. >> hi, everyone. we face some important decisions about how to put down our debt in a way that grows our economy and create good jobs. the decision that will make a real difference in the strength of our recovery. we began with economists and business leaders saying that we are poised to grow. there are signs of progress. car sales are at a five year high. manufacturing is coming back. businesses created 2.2 million jobs last year. we have learned that our economy created more jobs in the last few months that economists are originally thought. this week we also received the first testament of the economic growth over the last a fe
FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
the morning after pill. the white house said the modifications the president obama's overarching goals. >> we had to ensure that women have access to preventive services like contraception and that the policy also respects religious beliefs. >> the catholic league hailed the announcement as a sign of goodwill to the catholic community, but because private sector firms with religious objections are not covered by the new proposals and because many insurance firms are apt to shift the of a sharp teeseven absorbed costs back to employers anyway, even if they are not for profit catholic schools, charities, work -- they dismiss it as window dressing. >> religious charities are not off the hook today. on the contrary, they are being forced to contract with a third-party testing provide objectionable products like abortion inducing drugs for employees. today's accommodation is simply another version of the old accounting gimmick. >> the administration said insurers will deduct the cost from the user fees that they paid to the federal government to take part in the insurance marketplace is or exchang
FOX Business
Feb 2, 2013 10:00am EST
.9. eight and a half million people have dropped out of the work force since president obama took office. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others. the white house calling it an act of terrorism, the eighth attack on a u.s. embassy since hillary clinton was named secretary of state. coming on this, her less than the job. president obama to they retreated on the obamacare contraception mandate. the department of health and human services announcing that religiously affiliated organizations can opt out of the controversy and mandate, although the rule change applies only to religious nonprofits, prompting private sector entities with religious ties to say, not good enough, mr. president. and some racy super bowl ads starring super model and sports illustrated swimsuit get up. groups calling for higher standards for super bowl ads and their sponsors. we begin tonight with the unemployment rate at 7.9%. the white house looking to a brighter numbers, however, today including upper revisions in jobs created in bo
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
with the cbo, they're approaching more quickly than they thought. in the meantime what president obama says is congress, it's their responsibility to not deal with these defense cuts, which was the white house's idea. >> the pipeline. >> it's mental cruelty. >> the pipeline would put people to work but president obama had infrastructure -- he's had infrastructure built before the house in the last three years. >> you cannot keep blaming republicans in the house. he had total control of congress. if you look at the projection, looking into the future, aging population, rising healthcare, expansion of subsidies, growing interest on debt which, by the way, shoots to 857 billion-dollar by 20123. the deficit goes back up even though we saw it go slightly down. they're calling this the sandwich generation, the people in the middle getting squeezed by taking care of their older parents that can't retire early and taking care of kids. youth unemployment at 11.5. >> more of the middle class becoming the working poor at this point. and the problem is, you can't ask the guy a question. he makes an ann
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
was chosen, the white house said they were worked very hard there to curb gun violence. as president obama pitches his gun control plan in minnesota more reaction to this white house photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david. pushing for a ban on assault weapons. no chance on capitol hill. but universal background checks, that's gaining support. >> i think that everyone acknowledges that we should something with background checks. >> mark kelly said that checks must be expanded to keep guns away from mental ly illness. >> he have gone to a gun show or a private seller and got a gun. >> this super bowl accused the nra of making a complete turnaround. this was the nra after columbine. >> provide in-state background checks for every sale, no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> reporter: this was the nra ceo on fox news sunday. >> it's never going to be universal. >> reporter: that ad came from mayor michael bloomberg from new york, his group mayors against illegal guns. we c we con ra? >> thank you. >>> eddie ralph is facing two counts of murder in the killing of chris kyle. they were
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 4:30pm PST
've seen this about-face from the white house, that for months and months and months barack obama ran against congress when he won re-election and now he's trying to work with them. there has been something like a mood of amity in washington and for folks facing re-election from 2014 the political pressures are are going to be very different than for barack obama, who is not running again, right? but i do think he wants to they can -- check this one off. >> i also think that 9 republicans really want to get something done here. chris: off their backs. >> on immigration. chris: and gun safety, the new term of art now. the member of congress can sit home and he or she knows exact lib the gun situation in their districts more than the president knows. >> in the case of background checks, deep background checks, there is something like 90% support for that. studies have shown when presidents get out there and try to bring to washington and understanding that the people out in the country already have, in other words when he's not changing minds but chanepping energy -- chris: which is the
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